@netlify Just wondering if you might be able to shed some light on why images deployed via netlify can’t be displayed via cloudfront. Images work on local jekyll site build and are present when downloading the deploy as a zip.

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RT @dboudreau: Wanna fix about 35 to 40% of navigation #accessibility issues for sighted keyboard users at once?

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Opens in new window See how Freehand works

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Opens in new window How to do crazy 8’s remotely

I believe most of us have already heard about the word “crazy 8's”. If you are a designer in the term of software development, you might be familiar with it. Even if you haven’t heard about it, now I’m assuming that you hear it.

Opens in new window Sharing Sketches Remotely

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Opens in new window Remote collaborative brainstorming and sketching

I’ve been facilitating design studios with collocated teams for years. Many, including me, have covered the benefits of collaboratively sketching new ideas and concepts with a cross-functional team. Recently though, I was tasked with bringing this exercise to a distributed team.
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Weeknotes #4

S01E04: 23-27 September: A look back over my last week including design principles, and our first design sprint.
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Opens in new window A list of creative exercises for creative teams

Every Friday afternoon, the Product Experience team at Foursquare gets together and ends the week with a creative exercise. The PX team is a big mash-up of visual designers, UX, copy, research, and product operations, and it’s a lot of people’s favorite meeting of the week.
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Opens in new window Brad Frost and Dan Mall: Rethinking designer-developer collaboration

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Tagged with: Podcast, Design Systems, and Collaboration

Opens in new window Team models for scaling a design system

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Opens in new window Open Source Guides

Open Source Guides are a collection of resources for individuals, communities, and companies who want to learn how to run and contribute to an open source project.
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Opens in new window Making remote teams work

Mandy Brown, Editorially’s CEO, looks at remote work culture from a positive angle. Through interviews with other remote workers and mining her own experiences, Brown offers up some observations about what makes for a good remote culture, and why it’s likely here to stay.
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Opens in new window The 1-hour design principles workshop

Design principles are a valuable tool for any team that works together towards a shared outcome. Written well, design principles can create alignment, speed up decision-making, and increase the quality of the team’s output. Lately, I’ve worked with two of my teams to write design principles.
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Weeknotes #3

S01E03: A mixture of design thinking, writing and time with the family.
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Opens in new window Atlassian plays

Step-by-step instructions for tracking your team's health, and new ways of working ("plays") that build your Get $#!τ Done™ muscle. Use the plays on their own, or in concert with Atlassian tools.
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Opens in new window Introducing SF Symbols

SF Symbols introduces a comprehensive library of vector-based symbols that you can incorporate into your app to simplify the layout of user interface elements through automatic alignment with surrounding text, and support for multiple weights and sizes. Learn how easy it is to adapt to different screen sizes and layouts, and improve the accessibility and localizability of your app. Get details on how to create new symbols for your specific needs that perfectly match the visual style of SF Symbols.
Tagged with: Video, Design, SVG, Icons, and Apple